Fabulous gown and capelet from Alfred Bosand is made of black pleated chiffon and dates to the 1970's. Dress has plunging v-neck, open back, beaded waistband, and tiered skirt. Matching capelet has center front hook and eye closure and beaded detail around neckline. Dress has center back zipper.
Condition: Very good with a small repair in the side skirt near the hem.
1970's gown from Alfred Bosand. Purple and gray lace with bright red bugle beads. Deep v-neck. Spaghetti straps. Scalloped lace hem starts at knee and has purple metallic accents. Center back zipper. Fully lined. Skirt lining is cut on the bias.
No size label.
Condition: Very good with a small area of loose beads on one of the straps.
Bust: 34-36" Waist: 27-30" Hips: 36-40" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 55"
Vintage gown from Andrea Odicini dates to the 1980's and is made of black and white polka-dotted silk. Squared neckline with gathered short sleeves. Dramatic open back is accented with large bows. Fishtail hem. Fully lined. Zippered and snap closure. Labeled a size 46. Please refer to measurements.
Vintage 1970's ensemble from American designer Anne Klein is made of a heavy cotton blend fabric. The blazer is orange-red with a paisley-esque print, single breasted, and has a Norfolk back with center back vent. Straight skirt is black with a center front zipper that runs the full length of the skirt and has a striped waistband. Both pieces are lined. Labeled size 8.
Vintage jacket from Ann Klein dates to the 1980's and is made of black wool that is dotted with raised gold circular studs. Center front tie closure between two over-sized gold grommets. Padded shoulders. Fully lined. Labeled size 4. Please refer to measurements as sizes aren't standardized.
Pendant/brooch from the late New Orleans designer Anne Pratt is made of sterling silver and 18 karat gold. It features mabe pearls next to two diamonds. Relief decoration appears to be an ancient Greek scene with a satyr being given gifts from three humans.
Vintage blouse from Anthony Ferrara dates to the 1980's and is made of three-dimensional metal mesh. Mesh appears to be airbrushed in a multitude of colors ranging from red to orange to yellow to purple. Fully lined. No closures.
Condition: Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use.
Vintage necklace dates to the Art Deco era during the 1930's to 1940's. It is made of green disc beads with dark gold-toned metal convex discs separating them. Beads are a darker green in the front and a lighter green on the sides. Screw closure.
Condition is excellent.
Overall length is 16 1/2" and it measures approximately 3/4" at the widest point.
Gorgeous Pools of Light necklace and earrings set is made of clear quartz crystal that is wrapped in silver-toned wire. Pools of Light were popular among starlets in the Art Deco era as a flash lights the stones up in a way that looks like they are glowing (see image 4). Necklace is 22" in length. Earrings have screw back closure and a clear rhinestone at the lobe. Earrings are 1.5" in length.
Dating from the late 1890's through the early 1900's, this stunning Art Nouveau brooch has geometric elements of early Art Deco. Bronze-toned metal with three pieces of faceted green glass. Unsigned. Measurements Width: 3 3/8" Height: 2"
Antique handbag from the early 1900's in the Arts and Crafts style. Two-toned warm brown leather with tooled sunburst detail. Amber-colored marbleized celluloid frame. Moss green suede interior has small side pockets.
Condition: Very good with some dryness in the leather and a crack in the leather strap.
Silk evening jacket from Badgley Mischka is entirely covered with narrow rows of black sequins and seed beads. Turn down collar with notch lapel. Single breasted with covered snap closures. Fully lined with silk. Jacket likely dates to the 1990's through early 2000's.
Rare Haute Couture coat from Cristobal Balenciaga dates to 1957. It is a famous and important design and is called the "Barrel Coat" made when Mr. Balenciaga was alive and designing his pieces. Coat is made out of burnt umber, fuzzy mohair with two black circular wire buttons. Rolled turn-down collar. Wide cut for added drama. Fully lined.
Condition- Excellent with a few small holes near the hem that were rewoven by a professional reweaver.